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Design Tips for Creating an Engaging Media Panel

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3 mentions24 hours ago 24 hours ago
Today, I’d like to focus on this completed Engage interaction, called the Media Panel. It’s a particularly visual way to share image-rich content such as a series of related images or a step-by-step process represented through images. In this example, I created a tour of Washington, D.C., which guides the learner through some of the capital’s most important landmarks and highlights information about each. When I work with Engage on a piece like this, I use the below mental checklist to help me create user-friendly, visually-appealing layouts. Images are SO ...

6 Questions You Need To Answer To Successfully Move Your Corporate Training Online

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
This article will feature the key questions that you'll want to ask in order to successfully move your corporate training online. From delivery methods to eLearning course format, I'll share some tips that will allow you to make the transition from face to face training to engaging and ...

How To Be A Good Leader? Get Real

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6 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Labor Day’s coming up. To me, national holiday not only reminds me of honoring the workforce (which we’ve been doing as a nation since 1894), it also signifies the start of a new season. I may have left my school days behind, but that feeling of sharpening my ...

Why Onboarding Has Become a Strategic Priority

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10 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
We all remember that feeling you get before the first day of school — nervous, excited, and very concerned over which outfit to wear. For new students, there is also the added pressure of finding your way around, meeting your teachers, and making friends.The first day of school ...

Gamification In Learning: Featuring Gains Through A Serious Game Concept

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
This article will feature the key questions that you'll want to ask in order to successfully move your corporate training online. From delivery methods to eLearning course format, I'll share some tips that will allow you to make the transition from face to face training to engaging and ...

Gamification: Engage Your Learners and Boost Return on Investment

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
See also: corporate elearning best practices, corporate elearning solutions, employee engagement, enterprise gamification, gamification examples The goal of any L&D plan is to secure return on investment. Yet training roll-outs only tend to focus on the 10% of learning which is gained through ‘formal’ training, meaning 90% of ...

10 More Good Reasons You Should Hire Overqualified Candidates

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6 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Yesterday, I listed 10 Good Reasons You Should Be Hiring Overqualified Candidates. Today, I’ll list 10 more good reasons for you. The 20 different reasons or benefits associated with hiring overqualified candidates are separated into three categories: 1) recruiting/ business impacts; 2) reasons to be suspicious of qualifications; ...

What Will Learning Look Like in 2024?

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
This year the DevLearn Conference and Expo turns 10 years old. As we’ve been preparing for this year’s conference, it’s been fun to look back at the last decade and see how the conference, technology, and our industry, has evolved over time. There have been tremendous advancements in ...

No-Fail Strategies to Succeed as an E-Learning Freelancer (Part 1/2)

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
While it’s normal to experience ups and downs in a freelancing career, the downs can definitely be stressful. When work slows to a trickle, you can refer to the following list of tips to help you land that next gig. To be viewed as a real professional in ...

Mobile Learning meets E-Memory

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4 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Studies suggest that access to the limitless information on the internet has changed the way our memories work. Researcher Robert Clowes argues that we now have two memory systems: an old system – our brains – and a newer system he calls E-Memory. If E-Memory is indeed the ...

3 Rules of Engagement for Making You and Your Organization Stronger

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
A house is only as strong as its foundation. A solid foundation gives the house a firm base allowing for less structural issues over time. This is also true for an organization. A strong foundation allows the organization to maintain an un-fractured workplace where individuals, who make up ...

Education Games and Gamified Education: Is There A Real Difference?

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
With both games and gamification becoming more popular in the educational space, it is more important than ever to understand the differences between them. While they may seem very similar, they have different costs, implementations and, most importantly, different results. This is because educational games do something that ...

Gamification Improves Employee Engagement In Retirement And Savings Plans

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Sun Life Financial (@SunLife) has employed gamification to interact with a broader demographic in an effort to better promote its group retirement services. The company partnered with Bunchball in order launch its “money UP” campaign in Canada at the end of 2013. Sun Life’s success with gamification certainly ...

Why Millennials Are Not Ready to Lead

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4 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Sean Graber believes Millennials aren’t ready for the leadership roles they’re stepping into. And there just may be census data to substantiate his claim. As Baby Boomers retire in ever-increasing numbers and leave positions of leadership there simply aren’t enough members of Generation X to fill the gaps ...

Why Learning From Mistakes Is Overrated

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
I am the CEO of the Rapid Learning Institute. We provide “bite-size e-learning” modules for today’s short-attention-span workforce. Our content is primarily on sales and leadership topics. We’re really interested in how modern employees learn. My team and I scour academic and institutional research searching for insights into ...

eLearning Challenges and Opportunities

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
As with many things in life, elearning has its benefits and drawbacks, but in this case it’s extremely important to perform a careful analysis as the future of your company or training program and a lot of money is at stake. Take a look at these elearning challenges ...

3 Ways Leaders Can Succeed At Failing

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Posted by Aaron Bartlett on Aug 26, 2014 in Business, Featured, Inspirational, Leadership, Millennials, My Story Campaign, Strategy | 3 comments Editor’s Note: This article is part of our My Story Millennial Campaign contest series where we’re featuring the best of the millennial voices. Be sure to keep ...

10 Sure-Fire Tips to Becoming a Rapid E-learning Pro...Rapidly!

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Since 20,000+ people read this weekly blog, odds are you weren’t one of the 100 or so who attended my recent presentation at the Elearning Guild conference called, "Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro…Rapidly!" I’ve recapped the session for everyone in the form of a snazzy blog post.It’s a ...

5 Benefits of Involving Your Team in the Hiring Decision

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6 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
You are making a big mistake if you aren’t involving your team members in the hiring decision of new employees. Regular readers of my blog will know that over the last several weeks I have been knee-deep in the process of hiring a new team member (using my ...

We Choose Our Leadership By How Much We Give

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Two men shared a hospital room. One was allowed to sit up in his bed beside the window for an hour each afternoon; the other had to stay flat on his back Every afternoon the man by the window would pass the time by describing all the things ...

A Good Visual Featuring 7 Ways to Be More Creative ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
August, 2014 Creativity, according to Albert Einstein, is intelligence having fun and for most neuro-cognitive scientists creativity is something that is inherently born with us and the proof is kids. All kids draw on their sharp sense of creativity to discover and explore the world around them. They ...

How to Be a Successful Freelance Virtual Instructional Designer: Part 2

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Whether this is your first rodeo as a freelance virtual instructional designer, or you’ve been in the industry for a while, we’ve got some valuable tips on how to master your craft. In part 2 of this series, SweetRush’s instructional design team lead Catherine Davis shares seven best ...

Utilizing the power of Storytelling to create engaging Simulations

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Leading learning theorist David Kolb describes learning as a four-step process consisting of Concrete Experiences, Reflective Observation, Abstract Conceptualization and Active Experimentation. Experiences form the core of learning, followed by thinking or reflecting about experiences. The learners then form abstract concepts in their minds and then follows that ...

How to make technology a successful partner in teaching

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
by Allen Crawford Thomas22 August 2014 No matter how clever its functionality, a smart device is a tool like any other, and has to be applied and used skilfully to do the job well. Put in the hands of a learner, a smart device might help to open ...

Emotional Hooks From Games-As-A-Service

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4 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
It’s a SERVICE. Not a game. It’s a WORLD. Not a game. It’s a COMMUNITY. Not a game. Anyone who says, “it’s just a game” is missing the point.” The Laws of Online World Design The secret to keeping players engaged in Games-As-A-Service lies in creating emotional “hooks” ...

3 Coaching Practices for Taking the Lid Off of Your Leadership

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Many years ago, when I began my journey as a consultant in organizational change and as a leadership coach, this was perhaps one of the hardest things for me to learn.ÂFor whatever reason I seem to have a well developed capacity for empathy.ÂThis capacity was perhaps the source ...

The Real Legacy of MOOCs: Better Introductory Courses

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Just two years ago, some were heralding “the year of the MOOC” – the age when Massive Open Online Courses would permanently disrupt the higher education landscape and open instruction free to the masses. We’re now in what some call the “trough of disillusionment on the Gartner Hype ...

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our instincts about learning are misplaced, incomplete, or flat wrong” and “rooted more in superstition than in science.” That’s a disconcerting message, and ...

What I’ve Learned About How Diverse Candidates Perceive Their Value

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
As we continue to discuss diversity and inclusion concerns, it is important that companies that are serious about attracting, retaining and promoting diverse candidates understand how we think about our value in the workplace. From a child, it was drilled into me that my skin color was not ...

Gamification-Based Decision-Making in Breakthrough Innovation

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Quickly separating promising design concepts from the mediocre saves time and money and mediates destructive political gamesmanship. However, the challenge is how to recognize lucrative breakthrough innovations in their infancy, when knowledge and understanding is limited. Prediction-markets and gamification provide a novel solution for this dilemma. Prediction-markets are ...

63% of Organizations Have No HR Strategy In Place

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The other day I was reading some data (be still my heart!) and ran across something that didn’t initially surprise me. However, the more I think about it the more I am puzzled that this is still an ongoing issue. I reported on some other dataa while back that ties in pretty closely with this topic. Sometimes you have to stop and wonder where common sense has gone. Companies are expecting more from their HR team than ever before, but according to data gathered by XpertHR, companies are increasing the ...

Can People Really Learn At Their Own Pace?

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
When we're left to our own pace to complete training, do we take advantage of the flexibility or fizzle out? Employers and employees still value training. But the old gold standard--sequestering employees in classes for extended periods of time--is falling out of favor. “We’re seeing a huge decrease ...

7 Tips To Integrate Storytelling Into Your Next eLearning Course

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
This article will help you integrate storytelling in your eLearning design and development process in order to create a highly effective and engaging eLearning experiences for your learners. There are a number of reasons why storytelling is so effective in eLearning. Not only does it help to motivate ...

Moving Beyond E-Learning: The new mindset for Learning in the Modern Workplace

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Learning has long been defined as “knowledge and skills acquired through studying or being taught”. However, as learning animals we can’t help but learn! As children we learned instinctively from our parents and from our friends, and in the workplace we now learn from our work colleagues. In ...

How To Build A Trophy Winning High Performance Team

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
After seeing what you folks come up with week after week, I think the slogan "There's an app for that" should be changed to "There's an E-Learning Hero for that!" You guys are amazing amazing. Thanks to everyone who shared a demo, source file, or supportive feedback this ...

5 Secret Communication Codes for Great Leaders

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In the age of 144 characters, Instagram, and OMG, BFF and LOL, authentic communication has taken a back seat to brevity and expediency, often at the expense of clarity and accuracy. From my research, I believe we want leaders whom we can readily connect with, trust their words,

How to Identify Team Values that Unify and Guide Your Team

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
When you agree on your team values, you increase trust and create a language for more effectively working together. Values are deeply held beliefs about what is right and good and evoke standards that you care deeply about. They drive your behaviors and decisions. Most often your values ...

Shaping a Successful Culture? You Start With Purposeful Leadership

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
But what makes them succeed? What makes some culture-change efforts successful where others become simply another “flavor of the week” training session that never translates into real change? As we looked for the common denominator of success in the hundreds of culture-shaping efforts we have led at Senn ...

3 Huge Online Training Failures to Avoid

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Maybe your learners are complaining. Maybe they’re not even finishing your e-Learning course. Maybe your boss is annoyed that your learners are still making the same mistakes, their job performance hasn’t improved and it all points back to you. It sounds like this training is a failure—but yours ...

What Makes A Truly Great Leader (to Millennials)?

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a keen interest in the hows and whys of human behavior. How did Jimmy ace that math test when he didn’t study? Why didn’t Jenny try out for that role she was so excited about? These were the thoughts ...

A Match Made in Heaven: Performance Support and Mobile

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Implementing training that actually drives skill and performance gains is a daunting challenge for any manager. Yet even if you do that initial dose of training well, it is the period after the training when employees are most in need of support. This is borne out by myriad ...

Performance Support: Featuring Prezi Animations To Supplement Online Training

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
See also: corporate elearning best practices, corporate elearning solutions, elearning development best practices, Performance Support, performance support tools Performance Support Series: Featuring Prezi animations in our Learning framework to supplement online training. In this article, I will share a case study on how we have used Prezi (a ...

7 Tips for Bringing Virtual Teams Together

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Posted by Sara Sutton Fell on Aug 19, 2014 in Business, Communication, Culture, Engagement, Featured, Social Media | 1 comment Virtual companies can often run like well-oiled machines, with high productivity and work-life balance for employees, well, in balance. I founded the 1 Million for Work Flexibility movement ...

Making the Case for E-Learning

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Although e-learning is not a new invention, we often still have to make a case for it in our organizations. And clearly there's reason to do so, as many successful companies worldwide have integrated e-learning solutions into their staff development programs.Before jumping into some of the reasons why,

The 3 Mistakes We See Recruiters Making on Twitter

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
If a recruiter wants to get traction on social media fast, our recommendation would usually be to prioritise Twitter. This is because results can be generated faster than on other platforms – and conversations can be sparked in a shorter space of time.Twitter offers the opportunity to build ...

E-Line Promoting Learning Games and Impact

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
After working his way up the corporate ladder in the commercial game world, Alan Gershenfeld left to work on double bottom line games with scalable impact. In 2007, he became chair of Games for Change and had the opportunity to travel the world considering new game-based learning strategies ...

On Leadership, Feedback and the Fuel of Achievement

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
So is it the sole responsibility of managers to look after feedback? This theme invites you as a leader to take a more global view of feedback by fundamentally re-framing why it is needed, how it is done, what might be the overall benefits, consequences which can arise ...

From Chalkboards To Chat Boards: What Will eLearning Look Like In 2075?

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Albert Einstein said: “Your imagination is a preview of coming attractions.” When we consider education, does this mean that we will eventually live in a world where learning feels more like play and everyone has access to equal education? Will we live in a world where learning is ...

Gamification: Your Learners Deserve To Be Delighted And Excited

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
See also: corporate elearning best practices, corporate elearning solutions, employee engagement, enterprise gamification Too often, training is staid, boring, tedious and, simply put, awful! But learning new things shouldn’t be like having teeth pulled – it should be a joyous experience, not a punishment. There’s no good reason ...

How To Motivate MOOC Learners

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
The merits of online learning, especially in the context of MOOCs have long been discussed and we are all aware that massive open online courses offer a great level of flexibility in terms of time and space. Obviously not everyone in a MOOC course is dedicated or engaged ...
 

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